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New arena at Will Rogers takes shape


The proposed Will Rogers Memorial Center arena continues to take shape as voters head for a Nov. 4 election to decide whether to approve new taxes to help pay for the $450 million facility.

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Cooking Class: Fort Worth chef brings home the gold

Toques off to Timothy Prefontaine. The executive chef at the iconic Fort Worth Club is currently the best in the nation, according to the American Culinary Federation. Prefontaine earned the title of 2014 U.S.A.’s Chef of the

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Fort Worth-based Woodmont plans $80M Hard Rock Hotel retail center

Woodmont Outlets of Fort Worth, an affiliate of The Woodmont Co., has partnered with Cherokee Nation Businesses for a proposed upscale retail development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Fort Worth firm 'simplifies' advertising

Reaching customers requires more than price slashing and flashy ads. In today’s competitive marketplace, machines – not men and women – are essential to tapping new markets and

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Trinity Valley School leader to leave in May 2015

Gary Krahn, head of school for the past eight years at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth, will leave his position in May 2015 when he and his wife Paula will move

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Cook Children's partners with Buxton for expansion, service plans

 

Cook Children’s Health Care System is partnering with Fort Worth-based Buxton Co. to develop a strategy for expanding hours, locations and services offered at its primary and specialty care clinics, the organization announced Aug. 1.


Fort Worth-based Cook Children’s operates more than 60 primary and specialty care offices in the North Texas region. With a service region that encompasses six counties and an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state, the organization wants to better understand the location needs of its patient base.


“As Cook Children’s continues to grow, we will focus on optimizing new and existing locations to bring quality health care services closer to our patients,” said Christian Pedigo, assistant vice president of system planning for Cook Children’s. “By utilizing Buxton’s analytics, we gain a greater understanding of not only the best locations for primary care clinics, but also the health care preferences of our patients and their families. We look forward to gaining new insights about our patients and enhancing our delivery of health care services.”
 

Buxton also plans Canadian push

On July 31, Buxton announced it is continuing to focus on international capabilities for its retail clients, by rolling out its full
suite of retail market analyses in the Canadian marketplace. The Canadian retail market has become extremely competitive, with massive retail growth expected over the next few years, according to the company.  As a new concentration for Buxton, the company will put increased efforts on both U.S. retailers expanding into Canada, and Canadian organizations looking to maximize their footprint in the market.
“For 20 years we’ve helped retailers identify who their customers are, and where those customers are located in the U.S.,” said Tom Buxton, founder and CEO of Buxton. “Now our focus will be on identifying those customers in Canada to guide retailers on their
international expansion.”

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